Contracts Manager

Contracts Manager required for a leading Main Building Contractor based in Dublin.  You will be responsible initially for a large residential development and a healthcare build.  This could be an ideal role for a Junior Contracts Manager or Senior Project Manager who wants to take the next step up the ladder.



  • Must be degree qualified in a construction related discipline
  • 15+ years’ experience working with main contractors.
  • At least 3 years specifically working as a contracts manager with a main contractor.
  • Proven track record of manging building projects valued above €10 million.
  • Effective problem-solving skills.
  • Strong time management and communication  skills
  • Ability to prepare reports and administer necessary paperwork.
  • Must speak fluent English and be eligible to work in Ireland.



  •  Reporting to the Project Director and Construction Director
  • Providing advice on the management of projects
  • Attending pre-tender and tender handover meetings
  • Delivery of pre-site meetings to the site team
  • Making sure the project is running in accordance to the programme and on budget
  • Producing and analysing progress reports, updated costs and forecasts
  • Budgeting resources and implementing forward planning
  • Managing and monitoring sub-contractors
  • Overseeing the accounting, costing and billing to ensure the project is on budget
  • Managing the various professional people working on a project
  • Building and maintaining relationships with both the client and external customers



  • Basic salary circa €100K+
  • Great benefits package
  • Company car/ vehicle allowance


If you are a Contracts Manager considering a career move, please feel to send your CV or contact Declan Hasson for a confidential discussion.  GPC will not send any applicants CV’s to clients without a full discussion and prior consent.  GPC has 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment of construction professionals within Ireland and Internationally.